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Looking for a bit of story-driven visual novel flair amongst the heap of indies? Maybe something with actual gameplay to boot? Rose City Games has your back, as The World Next Door is offering a plot-thick experience that will leave you wanting.

The game follows Jun, a teen rebel who finds herself in a strange parallel world inhabited by a variety of mystical creatures. The game boasts a reputation system, affecting your relationship with characters based on choices you’ve made up to that point, as well as unique real-time puzzle battles where finding matches on a tile grid hurls spells at your foe. There’ll even be a 1v1 versus mode so you can challenge a friend.

The World Next Door launches on Switch in early 2019. Stay wired for more coverage of the Switch Indie presentation.

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A writer and Nintendo fan based in Seattle, Washington. When not working for NinWire, she can be found eating pasta, writing stories, and wondering about when Mother 3 is finally going to get an official localization.